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by aaronstephen
Wed Jun 20, 2018 8:34 am
Forum: Trails & Campsites
Topic: Feldtmann Loop questions
Replies: 8
Views: 913

Re: Feldtmann Loop questions

Any of you ever make the hike to Lake Halloran? Any recent reports as to the condition of this type of hike off trail? Are there any routes that are drier than others? Looking to maximize our opportunity to fish.
by aaronstephen
Tue Jun 19, 2018 6:15 pm
Forum: Trails & Campsites
Topic: Feldtmann Loop questions
Replies: 8
Views: 913

Re: Feldtmann Loop questions

I think a twelve-year old will be fine. As for speed, I always assume two miles per hour, including stops. I guess I would stick to that on the two trail legs you ask about. I also think the comparison to the Porkies is interesting. You are 100% correct on the mud in the Porkies. You will get muddy...
by aaronstephen
Tue Jun 19, 2018 6:14 pm
Forum: Trails & Campsites
Topic: Feldtmann Loop questions
Replies: 8
Views: 913

Re: Feldtmann Loop questions

Windigo -> Feldtmann: 1 up and down, about 200' elevation, otherwise flat. Feldtmann -> Siskiwit Bay: 1 up and down, about 500' elevation, flat on top of the ridge and either end. Siskiwit -> Island Mine: Flat, then about 700' up. Island Mine -> Windigo (Washington Creek): 700' gradual downhill all...
by aaronstephen
Tue Jun 19, 2018 12:11 pm
Forum: Trails & Campsites
Topic: Feldtmann Loop questions
Replies: 8
Views: 913

Feldtmann Loop questions

This is the first time I will be hiking this loop and had a couple of questions for those who've done this a few times. 1. I looked up the mileage on each days hike and know that 8 miles can vary in difficulty and length of time depending on trail conditions. What seems to be the average mph when hi...
by aaronstephen
Sun Apr 15, 2018 10:27 am
Forum: Trails & Campsites
Topic: First time on IR backpacking-trail advice
Replies: 2
Views: 704

First time on IR backpacking-trail advice

Hi All!

My son and I are planning a trip up this labor week. We’re hoping to be hiking 4-5 days on the island. Any recommendations on trail routes? Looking to do some fishing as well.

We will most likely be starting from Rock Harbor.